Manufacturing Technician 2

Posted 20 May 2020

Carlsbad, California - United States

Req Id 206336


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your Role:

The Manufacturing Technician 2 position will work in a cleanroom environment and adhere to cGMP batch records and SOPs to manufacture viral vector products. Employees will support projects in conjunction with other GMP Manufacturing personnel (Leads, Supervisors, Managers). Employees are expected to prepare suites for manufacturing, to document deviations, and to operate in a safe and compliant manner.


Who You Are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma/GED equivalent and 8+ years’ work experience in a cGMP clean room environment performing aseptic manufacturing operations


  • Bachelor of Science degree in any discipline and 1.5+ years’ work experience with sterile cell culture and aseptic operations in a BSC/LFH (bio safety cabinet, laminar flow hood)
  • 1.5+ years’ experience basic troubleshooting of cell culture systems
  • 1+ years’ experience drafting and revising Standard Operating Procedures or Batch Records 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years knowledge of biology and chemistry
  • 2+ years’ experience understanding of cGMP/GDP concepts
  • 2+ years’ experience working knowledge of desktop computers and technical equipment (MS Office)
  • 2+ years’ experience compliance with safety guidelines
  • Experience with vial thaw and flask expansion operations
  • Disposable bioreactors (25 to 100L, Wave, SUB), viral vector manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience growing adherent cultures in a CellSTACK or HYPERstack
  • Tangential flow filtration (UF/DF) with hollow fiber membranes
  • Sterile filtration of media, buffers, and drug product
  • Experience with GE AKTA Purification Skid operation / column chromatography / column packing preferred
  • Media and buffer preparation


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

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